Storm Debris Collection Continues

The Solid Waste Department and partners continue to cycle through all neighborhoods in Houston to collect storm debris on an ongoing basis.

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Department Investigating High Water Bills Post-Harvey

Impacted residents should contact the Public Works and Engineering Department Customer Account Services immediately at (713) 371-1400 to report their situation.

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Oct. 13, 2017Office of Council Member Ellen Cohen

This Week at City Hall

This Week: Mayor Turner Targeting November to Resume Recycling; Reconstruction of Greenbriar Blvd; the Brays Bayou Association community meeting on flooding; the 39th Annual Houston Italian Festival Continue Reading »

Oct. 11, 2017Houston Public Media

City Has Cleaned Up About 20 Percent Of Debris Caused By Harvey

The City of Houston has completed its first pass to clean up Harvey debris.

The debris clean up started on August 30th and the Solid Waste Management Department says crews have removed one million cubic yards, including furniture, carpet, appliances and sheetrock. Continue Reading »

Oct. 6, 2017Office of Council Member Ellen Cohen

This Week at City Hall

This Week: Mayor Turner Secures $50M for Harvey Recovery; First Round of Relief Fund Grants Approved; Satellite Permitting Centers Opened; Storm Debris Collection Continues; and National Night Out in District C. Continue Reading »

Oct. 4, 2017Houston Public Media

Turner Wants New Building Guidelines To Protect From Flooding In Post Harvey Era

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner wants to develop new strategies for how housing should be built in the post-Harvey era and he thinks new guidelines to protect houses from flooding are important.

Turner talked about this topic during Wednesday’s meeting of the City Council and said Houston must learn to build “smarter.” Continue Reading »